JK Rowling dares police to arrest her as Scotland's new hate crime laws come into force

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Scottish First Minister Humza Yousaf has defended the country's new hate crime laws after JK Rowling spoke out against the legislation and challenged the police to arrest her.

The Harry Potter author says the new laws are wide open to abuse, but Mr Yousaf says they will help tackle the "rising tide of hatred".

The Scottish Police Federation expressed their concerns over the new legislation, with general secretary David Kennedy saying it was a "recipe for disaster".

Read more: https://news.sky.com/story/jk-rowling-dares-police-to-arrest-her-as-scotlands-new-hate-crime-laws-come-into-force-13106020

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